Breaking Tax News

On May 4, 2017 (my birthday…just thought I’d mention that) the House passed a modified version of the American Health Care Act (AHCA), however it is still pending approval by the Senate.  There are many uncertainties surrounding the bill’s impact since it has not been scored by the Congressional Budget Office, but Forbes summarized it as “a huge tax cut for the rich…” Naturally a bill with the words ‘health care’ Read More

Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants Award Desnoyers CPA

“Leaders keep their eyes on the horizon – not just on the bottom line.” -  Warren Bennis     It is a great honor to be named a 2017 FICPA Horizon Awardee. I am always honored to be recognized among outstanding members of my profession. I look forward to growing and serving the community for decades to come. Read More

NEW Deadline for foreign account reporting in 2017

In the past, foreign account reports were due June 30th of every year. Beginning with the 2017 tax season, FBARS will be due by the same date as individual tax returns on or around April 15th.  Specifically for the 2017 season, FBARS are due on April 18, 2017. Please mark your calendars accordingly. For more information on the new date, click here. Learn more about FBAR from a previous blog... Read More

ID Protection PINS are back to protect you against Identity Theft

The ID Protection PINs site was hacked last year, forcing the IRS to shut down the site, but the site has relaunched and PIN's are retrievable online once again. What is an ID Protection PIN? The IRS IP PIN is a 6-digit number assigned to eligible taxpayers to help prevent the misuse of their Social Security number on fraudulent federal income tax returns. What does an IP PIN do? An IP PIN helps the IRS Read More

Retirement Contribution Options

Retirement Contribution Options Most of the money-saving options available to potentially lower tax bills must happen by December 31st of each year. However, there are still a few things you can do to make this tax filing season cheaper and easier such as retirement contributions. If you didn’t make all the right changes by December 31st, 2016 there may still be time for you to potentially save thousands of Read More

2016 Tax Law Modifications That Will Affect You This Tax Season

2016 Tax Law Modifications That Will Affect You This Tax Season Tax laws change every year, but it is important to give great attention to those that affect your refunds and payments. We have highlighted five changes that will affect the majority of taxpayers in the upcoming tax season. To learn more about changes to tax laws that directly affect your household, please contact our office for an appointment. 1- Read More

Year End Tax Planning Workshop

Let's avoid any surprises or delays this coming tax season. Let Desnoyers CPA help you get organized while you still have time to make adjustments on your 2016 taxes. Whether you are an individual taxpayer or small business owner, Year End Tax Planning is for you. Registration is limited to twenty participants. To register visit: DesnoyersTaxPlanning.eventbrite.com Read More

Tuesday Talks on Facebook LIVE

Some of us shy away from talking about finances because we were just never taught how to or we're too afraid of how we'll be perceived or it's just too complicated! Whatever YOUR reason, let's put aside the stigma, the fear and whatever else is holding you back and let's just talk freely about money! Join me for 'Tuesday Talks' as I help simplify finances. Here, everyone will be welcomed to talk about goals, tips and Read More

Year End Planning Tax Promotion

  "Surprise, you owe the IRS thousands of dollars!!" No one wants a surprise like that on April 15th. Schedule your appointment for year-end tax planning to avoid unwanted surprises. Let's put together some strategies while you still have time to make necessary adjustments for the 2016 tax year. Click book now in the bottom right hand corner of our website to conveniently book your appointment. Read More

Congratulations to our 2016 Desnoyers Non-Profit Contest Recipient Mindful Kids Miami!

Congratulations to our 2016 Desnoyers Non-Profit Contest Recipient Mindful Kids Miami! Mindful Kids Miami, Inc. (MKM), is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 2011 by Valerie York-Zimmerman, a Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Teacher and her husband, Leonard A.  Zimmerman, M.D. MKM seeks to bring the benefits of mindfulness to children from pre-K through the 12th grade in Miami-Dade County. Read More